Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

Lines on Screen, Can't take picture

\015 \015\012\015\012\015\012This is what happens when I take a Picture, seems like a loose conection.\015\012Sometimes its perfect and other times this happens.\015\012This image appears on LCD screen also when taking a picture.\015\012Sometimes it flicks back and forth, from normal screen to the above.\015

Answers :

This looks like a defective CCD imager problem. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:
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\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html
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\015\012http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819
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\015\012Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500
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